Donbas update: Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in past 24 hours

10:50, 24 November 2018
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"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action in the past day. According to intelligence reports, two occupiers were killed and another one was wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on November 24, 2018.

The Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack the defenders of the town of Maryinka, as well as the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske, Zolote, Troyitske, Pisky, Verkhniotoretske, and Berezove.

In addition, the enemy fired 82mm mortars and a ZU-23-2 towed 23mm anti-aircraft twin-barreled autocannon in an attack on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Vilny. The occupiers also used anti-tank guided missiles and 120mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian strongholds near Troyitske. Moreover, the enemy opened fire from PTRD anti-tank rifles there.

Since Saturday midnight, Russian-led forces have attacked the Ukrainian positions near Krymske, using 82mm mortars and small arms.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on November 22, Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that the Donbas conflict was in its active phase, and there was a threat of Russia's open aggression.

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